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Title: Mobile consultant: Combining total mobility with constant access
Authors: Banitsas, KA
Georgiadis, P
Tachakra, S
Cavouras, D
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE EMBC 2006 (28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society). New York, 2006. pp. 5248 - 5251.
Abstract: Minimizing the time required for a medical consultant to offer his/her expert opinion, can be viewed as a life-saving procedure. We have designed and tested an integrated system that will allow a medical consultant to freely move either within, or outside the hospital, while still maintaining constant contact with the patients via videoconferencing and high-resolution imaging. The above system is explained in this paper, along with its advantages and its potential limitations. Conclusively, we demonstrate that such a system further increases the mobility of the medical consultant, while improving the healthcare service.
ISBN: 1-4244-0032-5
ISSN: 1557-170X
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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